Construction Carbon Calculator
This tool estimates the net embodied carbon of a project’s structures and site. The measurements account for building materials, processes and carbon released due to ecosystem degradation or sequestered through landscape installation or restoration. Landscape inputs are ecoregion, area and type of existing vegetation, area disturbed, and area and type of vegetation installed.
i-Tree includes a full suite of highly-technical forestry benefits calculators and siting tools best suited for those with professional knowledge of stormwater management and GIS.
This tool estimates the volume of water required for toilet flushing in a building and compares it to the amount of water that a rainwater harvesting system could capture from roofs and parking lots. Inputs include: information on building occupancy, average rainfall, and roof and parking lot catchment areas. Results are estimates of toilet flushing […]
This database provides a list of 134 tree species that inhabit the eastern United States and analyses of their reliability given changes in the climate. The atlas uses predicted changes in climate based on three General Circulation Models and two human emissions levels to determine variations in suitable habitat for each tree species.
This tool allows users to quickly compare the performance, costs, and benefits of green infrastructure to conventional stormwater practices. The calculator is comprehensive and requires multiple data sets.